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Sony KD-43XE7002

Sony KD-43XE7002
82
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
80
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Age
3 Years Old
87
Running Costs
£91 Over 5 Years
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and fully featured 4K 43" television.
4K 43" No 70mm Jan 2016 A
HD Type Display Diagonal OLED / QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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With low running costs and outstanding reviews, we have scored the Sony KD-43XE7002 as follows:

76

76
Kagoo Score
82
Brand Rating
81
Features
77
Age
88
Running Costs

76

76
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 76?

Sony is an excellent television brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £91 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 7,428 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some great features:
4K
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)
Supports screen mirroring
4K HDR picture quality with 4k x-reality PRO for true-to-life entertainment
Plenty of entertainment with full smart TV and a freeview HD tuner
Record shows directly to USB and enjoy them whenever you like
Complete your living room with the TV

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each TV by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the TV is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec TVs come to market, the older TVs will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This TV Best Used For?

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

4K
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)
Supports screen mirroring
Average display diagonal
Average thickness
Average high frequency rate
Does not feature OLED / QLED technology
Not 3D
Slower than average motion interpolation frequency
4K

The KD-43XE7002 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. The best resolution of all TVs is 8K and the worst is HD Ready. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

What does "HD type" mean? Less Edit
Average Display Diagonal
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The Sony KD-43XE7002's display diagonal of 43" is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 47% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

The Sony KD-43XE7002 does not feature OLED / QLED technology, although keep in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the Sony KD-43XE7002 is not 3D. 80% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness
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The thickness of the Sony KD-43XE7002 of 70mm is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 65% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi
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The KD-43XE7002 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 53% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The KD-43XE7002's high frequency rate of 100Hz is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 42% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The KD-43XE7002 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). 96% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD-43XE7002 supports screen mirroring. 91% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Slower Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The KD-43XE7002's motion interpolation frequency of only 50Hz is very slow compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 2% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Televisions have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 350Hz.

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77
Age

Sony KD-43XE7002 Release Date

January 2016

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When Are Most New Sony TVs Released?

The most common period for new Sony TVs to be released in is between February and April.

If you want the latest Sony TV features you may be best waiting until February 2019. Also the price of the current Sony televisions may drop off just before the latest models are released in February. The biggest month in 2017 for new Sony TV releases was February, with 34 new Sony televisions released that month. 29 new Sony TVs were released in April 2016 making it the biggest month that year for new Sony TV releases. In March 2015, 27 new Sony televisions were released making it the biggest month that year for new Sony TV releases.

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How Fast Do Sony Television Prices Drop After Release?

Most TVs drop in price by 18% in the first 6 months after release, however Sony televisions tend to depreciate faster.

On average Sony TVs drop in price by 24% in the first 6 months after release. That means that on a typical Sony television costing £911 you could save on average £215 by waiting 6 months before buying.

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88
Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this TV is A. The KD-43XE7002 is typical compared to the other 7,428 TVs that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KD-43XE7002 is £91.

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Electricity cost when switched on £91.15
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Total running cost over 5 years £91.15
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Energy Rating
0.41T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the Sony KD-43XE7002. However we have checked the rating of all Sony TVs and the average score is 82.3%.

Sony KD-43XE7002 Specification

Key Features
HD Type
Display Diagonal
OLED / QLED Technology
Thickness
Display
3D
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Display Resolution
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Built-in Speaker
Smart TV
Video App
Screen Mirroring
Smart TV
Smart Modes
News Apps
Operating System Installed
Other Features
Sound Enhancement Technology
Multimedia
Speakers
Picture Enhancement
DVB
Smart TV Applications
Packaging Content
Material
Design
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Colour
VESA Mounting
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption (Typical)
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Performance
Digital Video Recording (DVR)
Hard Drive Capacity
Google Application
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand Included
Handheld Remote Control
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet Port
Management Features
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Number of OSD Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Special Features
X-Reality PRO
4K X-Reality Pro

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

samsung kd43xe7002bu, sony kd43xe7002bu

Barcodes

04548736053168

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